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Booksellers: Enter the Children’s Book Week Display Contest!

2013’s winning entry from Northshire Books in Manchester Center, VT

Prizes include a visit from a 2014 Children’s-Choice-Book-Award-winning author or illustrator, coverage in Bookselling This Week, online promotion, and more!

Celebrate books for young people and the joy of reading with an
eye-catching display!
The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader are partnering with the ABC Children’s Group at ABA on a Children’s Book Week display contest again this year!

Check out our gallery of submissions from last year!


  • A visit from a 2014 Children’s-Choice-Book-Awards-winning author or illustrator (based on availability, subject to change)
  • Coverage in the ABA’s Bookselling This Week Newsletter and the Children’s Book Council’s Update Newsletter
  • Acknowledgement and promotion on bookweekonline.com
  • Social media coverage from the CBC and ABA   


  • How well does the display adhere to the Children’s Book Week theme?
  • Does the display mention that it’s the 95th anniversary of Children’s Book Week (May 12-18, 2014)? 
  • How eye-catching is it?
  • How well does it use the available space?
  • How creative and unique is the display?
  • Bonus points will be awarded for incorporating the 2014 CBW poster and the titles Robin Preiss Glasser pays homage to on it, and the 2014 Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards finalists.   
  • Your display must be up for the duration of Children’s Book Week (May 12-18) to be considered.    

To enter: send pictures of your display to Matt at ABA by May 18.  

The winner will be announced by May 27. 


Children’s Book Week is administered by Every Child a Reader and the Children’s Book Council is an anchor sponsor.      


The Children’s Book Council and Every Child A Reader,
54 W. 39th St., Floor 14, NYC, 10018

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